Who We Are

Who We Are

Derek Budd

Derek was brought up under the ideals and importance of being a financial representative and, in following in his father’s footsteps, is dedicating himself to a life of helping others achieve financial security. Derek assists individuals and small businesses in developing a customized investment or retirement plan to ensure that they can achieve their short- and long-term financial goals while also protecting them from any unexpected roadblocks that could arise in the future. He works with a team of advisors who pride themselves on working comprehensively with clientele in any life stage or financial situation.

Derek was raised in Jasper since the age of 5 and is a graduate of Jasper High School. He went on to attend Indiana University in Bloomington. He graduated in four years with a BSBA while majoring in finance and accounting. Derek then moved back to Jasper and joined his dad, Gary, at Eagle Crest Financial Services in June 2014.

Designations and registrations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 securities registrations*
  • Life, Health, and Long-Term Care Insurance licenses**

Derek and his wife, Amanda, live in Jasper, where he is a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, the IU Alumni Association, and the Rotary Club of Jasper. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, reading, kayaking, and watching sports with friends and family. 

*Held through Commonwealth Financial Network®
**Fixed insurance products and services offered through Eagle Crest Financial Group or CES Insurance Agency

Eric Kieffner

Eric’s goal is to provide educators, families, individuals, and businesses with the support and guidance they need to meet their short- and long-term financial goals. He works with a team of advisors who pride themselves on working comprehensively with clientele in any life stage or financial situation. He is committed to building long-term relationships with his clients and helping them reach their goals is his number-one priority.

Eric was born and raised in Jasper and is a graduate of Jasper High School. He went on to attend the University of Evansville. He graduated in three years with a BSBA while majoring in finance. Eric moved back to Jasper and joined Eagle Crest Financial Services in June 2014.

Designations and registrations

  • Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP)
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities registrations*
  • Life, Health, and Long-Term Care Insurance licenses**

Eric is a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and the Jasper Outdoor Recreation Club. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, fishing and hunting, and watching sports.

*Held through Commonwealth Financial Network®
**Fixed insurance products and services offered through Eagle Crest Financial Group or CES Insurance Agency